The former King of Afghanistan, Zahir Shah, has died at the age of 93

Former Afghan monarch and Father of the Nation Muhammad Zahir Shah passed away Monday morning ( 5:45 A.M ) after protracted illness, he was 93. Muhammad Zahir Shah returned to Afghanistan after

Suicide attack in Kabul leaves one injured

The attack took place at 08:10 am in the morning in Company bridge area of 13th regional police district, when the Turkish forces were passing by, said Dad Muhammad Rasa, a member of the Interior mini

Narcotics burned in Badghis

844.550 Kg Opium and 10 Kg Hashish were burnt by Badghis Province Security Officials yesterday. These narcotics were burnt after completion of legal processes under observation by provincial offic

One child killed; eight wounded in eastern Afghanistan

One child was killed, five ISAF soldiers and three local nationals were wounded in an insurgent attack yesterday in Kunar province, located in eastern Afghanistan. A 10-year-old boy was killed as t

Explosion kills ANP and children in Helmand province

An explosion at an Afghan National Police (ANP) Patrol Base in Sangin district of Helmand province, thought to be an improvised explosive device, killed two children and two members of the ANP. The

ISAF soldiers die in southern Afghanistan

Six ISAF soldiers and one Afghan ISAF employee were killed today in southern Afghanistan after the vehicle they were riding in struck an improvised explosive device, said in a statement release by ISA

Weapons & Narcotics discovered and confiscated

Bilal Basharat from Kabul Yesterday, Police of Takhar Province managed to capture thousands of KGs of illegal Drugs with some weapons, Interior Ministry's Media office told Afghanmania today. Acco

Taliban rockets kill 3 civilians, injure 7

Bilal Basharat from Kabul BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – Three Afghan civilians were killed and seven wounded today when an Taliban rocket attack on an ISAF patrol base fell short and landed in a vi

Natural disaster takes sacrifices

Bilal Basharat from Kabul In result of a land slide in Zere daora area of Konduz city, 6 children between 6 to 14 years of age lost their lives while playing in a wedding party last night. This n

Police arrests five foreigners accused for demolishing activities

Bilal Basharat from Kabul In an operation of desert headquarters Maiwand in Ghazni Province, five Pakistani civilians believed to be engaged in terrorist activities were arrested by security forces,

Sweden, Afghanistan and UN sign deal on voluntary return

Bilal Basharat from Kabul The governments of Afghanistan and Sweden, together with the UNHCR, yesterday signed an agreement outlining the terms for the voluntary repatriation of Afghans from Sweden.

Police arrests 3 Terrorist in Khost Province

Kabul, June 10 - Bilal Basharat police arrested three armed terrorists from Ismael khail area of Haider Khail district in Khost Province. These terrorists were arrested at 5:15 pm while they att

The Declaration of the Afghanistan Media and Civil Society Forum

“Media is Development: Afghanistan Media and Civil Society Forum” provided the first all-Afghan platform for civil society and media representatives to discuss their role in the Afghan process in the

Ajmal Naqshbandi father asks media outlets to call his son reporter not translator

A letter from Ajmal Naqshbandi’s father, who is under detained of Taliban, is issued that his son should be called journalist not translator. The letter was brought to Media Watch office along wi

Roshan and Siemens provide Afa. 5.0 Million to support Aschiana

Kabul, December 1st, 2006: The partnership between Afghanistan’s leading cellular company Roshan and its main equipment supplier Siemens reached a new level of cooperation with the joint support of fi

Faced with zero response, UNICEF renews appeal for 2.5 million drought-hit Afghans

Faced with zero response to its most recent appeal to help 2.5 million drought-stricken Afghans, half of them children, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) issued an urgent appeal today for $3

Afghan Ambassador thanks Canada for aid to fight Polio

Ottawa - Afghanistan's Ambassador thanked the Canadian Government for its announcement through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) on Thursday to allocate CAN$5 million to immunize ov

11 villagers missing after floods hit eastern Nangarhar

At least 11 people are missing after their villages were struck by floods in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, local officials confirm. Following torrential rains, flash floods ravaged Kout

Annual drive to prevent diarrhoeal deaths gets underway in Afghanistan

Kabul 19 June 2006 – In an effort to control outbreaks of diarrhoeal disease during the summer, Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health will launch its annual public awareness campaign this week, back

Bodies of aid workers killed in helicopter crash recovered

KABUL (IRIN) - US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have recovered the bodies of seven Turkmen aid workers, most of them doctors, who were killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan in Janu

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